Bastille day celebrations at night

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Bastille day is a French national holiday celebrated each year on the July 14th. In France, we call this day the “Fête Nationale” or “Fête du 14 juillet”. It commemorates the storming of the Parisian prison, named Bastille in 1789. … Continue reading

Byzantine cross

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Byzantine cross by Chanel (vintage). If you like Byzantine jewelry, you should like Chanel jewels, Diego Percossi Papi, Ben Amun, Sylvia Toledano, Gripoix and Julie Vos. The background is a detail of a 6th century Byzantine mosaic in the apse … Continue reading

“Love letters to Rossetti” by the photographer Donna Lee Steven

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Australian born, Donna Stevens produces photoshoots for magazines and fine art world. In this serie of photos, the photographer pays a tribute to the Pre Raphaelite painter Dante Robert Rossetti. The British painter Dante Robert Rossetti (1828-1882), figure of the … Continue reading

The Art Deco illustrator Coles Philipps

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Coles Phillips (1880-1927) was an American and Art Deco illustrator who worked from World War I to the late 1920s. He was a pioneer : he introduced for the first time the Art Deco style into adversitings and fashion magazines. … Continue reading

Italian Art

Dolce Gabbana pays a tribute to the Italian art of Maiolica with exquisite prints. “Maiolica, the refined, white-glazed pottery of the Italian Renaissance, was adapted to all objects that were traditionally ceramic, such as dishes, bowls, serving vessels, and jugs of all shapes and sizes.”

The vintage illustrator Valentine Sandberg

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Born in Sweden in 1881, Valentine Sandberg was an illustrator. He did covers for many magazines such as Success, Harper’s Weekly, Life, Sunday Magazine, Home Life, Modern Priscilla, Judge, and People’s Popular Monthly. He did also ads for brands like … Continue reading

Songe d’une après-midi d’automne

This painting called “Autumn at Eragny” was realized by Camille Pissarro. The tittle i gave to this set is inspired by the William Shakespeare’s comedy “Songe d’une nuit d’été”.